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Jordanian jailed after assaulting cop on VG

Virgin Gorda Police Station. (BVI News photo)

A Jordanian national was recently charged with assaulting a local police officer.

BVI News understands the man, who reportedly resides on Virgin Gorda, was arrested and brought to the VG Police Station when the incident occurred.

During his interaction with the officer in question, the man reportedly attacked the cop while speaking in a loud and boisterous tone.

Our news centre understands that another police officer heard the commotion between the two men and rushed to quell the dispute. The arrested man was reportedly warned that he would be charged with assaulting the cop and then placed in a jail cell.

It’s also understood that the man refused to give a statement to cops who attempted to record his account of the squabble involving the officer.

Our news centre wasn’t able to ascertain whether the Jordanian national is still in custody. It’s also unclear whether he will be brought before the court to answer the assault charges against him.

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  1. Huh says:

    What is a H**i doing living on VG? Is he on a work permit? He smuggling drugs and terrorists? What is going on with this Territory.

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  2. Expat says:

    If it is proven that he acosted a police officer or commited an criminal act he should be deported promptly

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    • @Expat says:

      Nothing will come out of this. he’s probably one of the 9th district rep’s d****ing buddies. Will he be released uncharged soon?

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Public falling out?

  4. Name?? says:

    Why have you not named him BVI news????

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  5. Anonymous says:

    Another group of people, along with the whites, that go unpoliced by the police, customs and border patrol.

    Then folk are asking how guns and such huge quantities of drugs are entering the country.

    Well, it takes money to make money. If you have big money, you can invest big to make bigger money.

    The law knows who is running the business.

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  6. SMH says:

    Reading some of these comments does really make me wonder, who are these Bloggers and where do they live? SMH

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  7. Hmm says:

    When people from outside the territory read news they read blogs also. Potential investors read to see the sort of climate the would be coming into. Notice there haven’t been much new foreign investors in a while. What sprouts from the mouths of ignoramuses quell the desires. The government trying play hard ball with regards to who and how one should hire in their businesses to ensure profits is a huge turn off. Just watch the lifestyle enjoyed slowly dwindle to where the margins of elite dwindles and the gaps widen to show struggling people and see the huge jump in criminal activites. Continue with the tone. In about 10 years see the drastic change. Many will capitalize on that UK citizenship.

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